Sixes are the biggest attraction in the T20 format and the batsmen have mastered the art of clobbering the bowlers over the boundary line. The India Premier League (IPL) has been a huge platform for such kind of ball butchering.
Today, in this article, we will take a look at the top 5 outrageous sixes ever hit in the IPL:
1.) IPL 2008: Albie Morkel
The 124m long six by Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Albie Morkel against Deccan Chargers is the longest six of IPL history and it came off the bowling of Deccan Chargers bowler Pragyan Ojha.
2.) IPL 2009: Rohit Sharma
During a T20 match played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg in IPL 2009, Rohit Sharma pull off an unbelievable win for the Deccan Chargers as he smashed a six on the last ball against the Kolkata Knight Riders.
3.) IPL 2010: M.S. Dhoni
MS Dhoni smashed fast bowler Irfan Pathan for two massive sixes and sealed a victory for his team during a match played between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharmasala, in the IPL season 3.
4.) IPL 2016: AB de Villiers
The prolific hitter AB de Villiers smashed a massive six of 103 metres behind the stumps during a match played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Lions at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
5.) IPL 2017: Glenn Maxwell (Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab)
In the current season of the ongoing IPL, Kings XI Punjab skipper, Glenn Maxwell imitated AB de Villiers while smashing a six over the covers on the bowling off RCB pacer Tymal Mills.